Helping You To Control BVD - The Hidden Menace

Know-how Worth Knowing

BVD is a complicated and costly disease which is widespread in NZ. The best practices and products provided here will help you to make a positive difference to both stock health and farm productivity.

BVD

What is BVD

This video will help you understand BVD (a complicated and costly disease) and develop a BVD control plan for your farm. Watch Video Fact-Sheet

BVD infections can be disruptive and costly. Finding and controlling PI (Persistently Infected) stock on your farm is an essential start. Having clear and effective interventions in place, start with better understanding of the virus itself. To watch click the video keyframe provided.

Test for and control BVD

BVD is widespread in NZ. Learn how to test and then find and eliminate persistently infected (PI’s) animals to manage BVD on your farm. Watch Video Fact-Sheet

BVD is widespread in New Zealand, with 95% of Dairy herds showing evidence of past exposure. Understanding the critical periods for intervention can be hugely helpful, plus knowing what your key targets and controls might be. To watch click the video keyframe provided.

Biosecurity for BVD

Biosecurity strategies to help control BVD. Here we share a 3-step biosecurity framework (IN/OUT/OVER) that will help prevent BVD on your farm. Watch Video Fact-Sheet

With biosecurity as such a hot topic in the Dairy industry, knowing how to apply measures to prevent BVD infections will be a top priority. Here we share a 3-step biosecurity framework (IN/OUT/OVER) that will help prevent 'direct' and 'indirect' BVD stock contact on your farm. To watch click the video keyframe provided.